SAVANNAH, Ga. – For the second straight season, the William Woods University Women’s Golf Team, sponsored by Boone Hospital Center, finished tied for the runner-up at the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championship. The Owls finished 34-over par 610 (311-299).
The NAIA Women’s Golf Championship was scheduled for a 72-hole tournament was trimmed down to 36 holes because of bad weather in the area.
The Owls finished 11 strokes behind winner Keiser University, who won the tournament last season. Keiser shot 23-over par 599 (306-293). Tying with the Owls at second was SCAD Savannah for the second straight season.
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Leading the way for the Owls in the second round was a trio of golfers who finished two-over par. Andrea Agniel, Jodie Peacockall shot two over for the second round. Myriam Hassan shot five-over 77 for the second round and Celia Mansour finished seven over 79 in the second round.
For the tournament, Katie Warren led the way for the Owls as she shot five-over par 149 (75-74) for the two rounds. She finished tied for sixth. Finishing off the last round she bogeyed the par five 13th to go two over for the round. She closed out the round with five straight pars to finish two over.
Right behind Warren was Jodie Peacock, who was six-over par 150 (76-74) for the two rounds. After scoring a 76 in round one, Peacock came out and went one over on the front nine, which included two birdies and three bogeys. She parred the first seven holes on the back nine before collecting her first bogey on the back nine on the par five 17th. She closed out her round with a par to finish tied for ninth.
With their finishes in the top 15, Warren and Peacock were All-Tournament selections.
Andrea Agniel finished third for the Owls as she fired a two round total of 12-over par 156 (82-74). She shot an 82 in the first round and rebounded by firing a 74 in round two. After going tow over on the front nine, Agniel birdied the first two on the back nine to get back to even par. She followed with six straight pars prior to a double bogey to close out her round and finish tied for 41st.
Finishing tied for 47th was Celia Mansour. Mansour shot 13-over par 157 (78-79) for the tournament. Mansour’s second round started out with seven straight pars before a triple bogey. She parred the next three holes before a bogey sent her to four-over par for the round. She doubled-bogeyed the par four 14th and recorded one more bogey on the round to finish seven-over par for the second round.